(a) the negotiator may request in writing that the employer cease collective bargaining; or 15. If the announcement of the commencement of collective bargaining is made in accordance with paragraphs 13 or 14 19. 1. At the written request of the negotiator or the government negotiator, or if it appears to the Minister that the parties are unable to agree on the terms of a collective agreement, the Minister may maintain a 3-member mediation to investigate the dispute, report the facts and make recommendations for the resolution of the dispute. (b) the regulation of the form and content of communications from employers or negotiators with a view to the initiation of collective bargaining; 2. If less than a majority of the employees of the unit vote in favour of a strike, either Party may request the resumption of collective bargaining in writing from the other Party. 4. A provision of this Act or of a collective agreement that limits the period during which recourse, arbitration or decision proceedings are taken does not apply where a matter is referred to the board of directors under this division. 18.
(1) After notification of a cessation of collective bargaining under this Act, the Minister may designate a person, whether or not employed in the public service, as an intermediary to meet with the parties to collective bargaining if the Minister is of the opinion that the appointment can contribute to a more harmonious labour relationship between the parties. 3. The Board may refuse to consider an appeal concerning a case which, in the opinion of the Board, could be referred by the applicant to an arbitrator, arbitrator or other body under a collective agreement. (e) ”collective agreement” means a written agreement entered into under this Act between the employer and a negotiator that contains provisions relating to the rates of pay and working conditions of workers in a single unit and binds the employer, the negotiator and the workers in the unit; 4. By way of derogation from paragraph 3, any party to the collective agreement or any party affected by a judgment may, on the expiry of the collective agreement or the duration of the judgment referred to in Article 14, extend or revise the collective agreement or conclude a new collective agreement. the Minister may appoint 1 or more conciliation officers to consult with the parties to collective bargaining. 2. Where an employer is unable to implement a collective agreement or judgment because prohibited by law, the employer shall do everything in its power to establish and support, as a State measure, legislation for the implementation and enforcement of those provisions. 3. A collective agreement adopted under this Act is binding on the negotiator and the employer as a party and on the workers of the unit to which it relates and shall be implemented by the unit and shall remain for the period provided for in paragraph 1 or until it is replaced by another collective agreement or judgment. depending on what is longer.. .